Sgt. William Henry Harrison Conger (1840 - 1864) 106th New York Infantry Co.H. Killed “Battle of Monocacy”

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Sgt. William Henry Harrison Conger enlisted in the 106th New York Infantry Co. H August 11, 1862. He was in the “Battle of Monocacy” and wounded July 9, 1864. William died from those wounds July 15, 1864.

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in Genealogy Help by Andrew Simpier G2G6 Pilot (419k points)

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Mother Marietta Sprague Lawrence?

Name: William Henry Harrison Conger
Birth Date: 4 May 1840
Birth Place: Moira, New York
Father: William Conger
Mother: Marietta Lawrence
Residence Place: Moira, New York
Enlistment Date: 29 Jul 1862
Enlistment Location: Moira, Franklin, New York
Regiment: 116th Infantry
Company: H
Rank: Sergeant
Race: White
Marital status: Single

Source Citation

New York State Archives; Albany, New York; Town Clerks´ Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865; Collection Number: (N-Ar)13774; Box Number: 23; Roll Number: 14

by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by Andrew Simpier

These sources are excellent!

Thank you yes

Tragic his mother died so young and he died in Battle.

It doesn’t appear his father remarried and died in 1868
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I think the father may have remarried -  Sarah M ?Barnum/Barnam

Source: "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), Talmage Conger in entry for William J Conger, 1860.

United States Census, 1860  Town of Moira, Franklin, New York
: William J Conger    Male     45    New York
: Sarah M Conger     Female 38    New York
: Zilpha E Conger      Female 22    New York
: William H H Conger Male   20     New York
: Lucy A Conger         Female 13    New York
: Abiram L Conger     Male     11    New York
: Talmage Conger      Male      5     New York

Source: "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2020), Dennis Conger in entry for Sarah Conger, 1870.

United States Census, 1870 Bangor, Franklin, New York
:  Sarah Conger   Female   49   New York
: Dennis Conger  Male       15   New York

Source: "New York Marriages, 1686-1980", database, FamilySearch ( : 21 January 2020), Talmedge D. B. Conger, 1889.

New York Marriages
: Talmedge D. B. Conger
: Male Age 35 Birth (est) 1854
: Father ''Jackson Conger'' Mother ''Sarah Barnam''
: Marriage 12 Jun 1889  Lawrence, St. Lawrence, New York
: Spouse Clara Kingsley
: Female Age 23 Birth (est) 1866
: Father Franklin Kingsley  Mother Mathilda Kellogg

Source:  Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 06 September 2020), memorial page for Sarah M Conger (1822–10 Sep 1878), Find a Grave Memorial no. 133672303, citing North Bangor Cemetery, North Bangor, Franklin County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Shock (contributor 47473371) .

: Sarah M Conger  (wife of William)
: Birth     1822
: Death     10 Sep 1878 (aged 55–56)
: Burial     North Bangor Cemetery
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (775k points)
Sure appears he did remarry in the short time

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